"Young Entrepreneurs in Action Hellas" Conference

Young Leaders, the Young Entrepreneurs Association Hellas, is organizing its 1st Conference to promote youth entrepreneurship in Greece entitled «Young Entrepreneurs in Action Hellas». The event will be taking place on October the 11th, 2011, in the "Michael Cacoyannis" Foundation.

Participation in the Conference is free.

You may register here: www.yeahconf.gr


Conference Program

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:45 Welcome Remarks

Vassilis Triantopoulos, President, Young Leaders

Myrto Xanthopoulou, Program Management Department, Stavros Niarchos Foundation 

Yannos Livanos, General Secretary for Youth, Ministry for Education and Lifelong Learning

George Petrakos, General Secretary for Investment and Development, Ministry for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping

09:45 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker: Ben Casnocha, Founder, Comcate Inc. www.comcate.com “How to Think and Act Like an Entrepreneur”   

10:45 – 11:15 Break

11:15 – 12:15 Panel discussion with young entrepreneurs

Five young Greek entrepreneurs share their personal experiences of setting up a business in Greece.

Dimosthenis Kaponis, Co-founder, Cosmical Technology www.cosmical.gr

Katerina Georgali, Founder, foodreporters.gr www.foodreporters.gr

Konstantinos Mavroskotis, Founder, Aroma Herbs www.aroma-herbs.com

Alex Christoforou, Founder, Wadja.com www.wadja.com

Alex Tamvakis, Founder, Full Scope www.fullscope.gr


Constantinos Kiritsis, Vice President, Young Leaders www.youngleaders.gr

12:15 – 13:15  Break

13:15 – 14:45 Workshop 1: From the Idea to the Business Plan

“I have an idea, but I don’t know where to start. What should I consider first, and what should my strategy be? How do I create a business plan? How do I attract funding?”


Constantinos Kiritsis, Founder, StudySmart & Teachers Without Borders www.studysmart.gr

Theofilos Vasileiadis, Co-founder, kariera.gr www.kariera.gr

Dimitris Kalavros-Gousiou, Founder, away.gr www.away.gr

14:45 – 15:00 Break  

15:00 – 16:30 Workshop 2: From Business Plan to Success

“How can I promote my company and products? What are the current trends in social media and how can they help me spread the word about my idea or company?”


George Anagnostopoulos, Founder, Socialab www.socialab.gr

Alexander Costopoulos, Founder, Foresight foresight.gr

Ioannis Angelakis, Founder, Engaged Media engaged-media.com

16:30 – 17:00 Conclusion  

Vassileios Makios, Founder, Corallia Clusters Initiative www.corallia.org

Ben Casnocha, Founder, Comcate Inc. www.comcate.com  


For more information

Young Leaders - Young Entrepreneurs Association Hellas
70 Pentelis Ave, Chalandri, 152 34 Athens, Greece

Tel: (+30) 210 6300597
Fax: (+30) 210 6101330
e-mail: info@youngleaders.gr
skype: youngleaders.gr
web: www.youngleaders.gr


11 Oct 2011
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